Letters to the Editor

If you’re running for office, show up and answer questions

April 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is a simple request to all current and potential candidates for public office. If you have put, or will put, your name on a ballot for any position of public representation, put your body in front of the public so you may be questioned...

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Parties writing rules to protect minority political party

April 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

We have been hearing about the “nuclear option” which refers to the repeal of a Senate rule that required 60 votes to approve a Supreme Court nominee. The question no one is asking is how a rule that required 60 votes when the Constitution...

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Ski racks were a waste of time

April 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

It sure is nice that the city took the great looking lamp posts and turned them onto old ski racks. We have to have better things to do.GUY MARKSSandpoint

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Repair solution for Veterans Affairs system

April 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

Time and time again, we hear of the problems within the VA system, and the concerns on how to fix it in a timely manner. Simple solution — take away the “special” health and dental coverage members of Congress presently receive (which by th...

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BCSO needs to address reasons for delay

April 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

I am very concerned that the sheriff’s department did not notify our community for over 24 hours that a murder occurred near Hope on April 5. They told some neighbors to “lock their doors.” BCSO stated they did not have a suspect for 24 hou...

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Reacting to Gassing Syrian Children

April 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Bombing a Syrian airfield in reaction to the gassing of Syrian children may or may not have been the right thing to do, but the way Trump went about it was certainly very wrong. In this, he again went off half cocked, for which he should b...

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Another conservative jurist is unnecessary

April 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Today, as I watched the 113th Supreme Court justice being sworn in, I reflected on the idea justifying the choice of such a conservative jurist. The primary justification was that he was chosen to fill the “Scalia” seat.Really, the Scalia s...

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Putting down Trump is counterproductive

April 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

I am amazed that our well-educated, brilliant Daily Bee staff chose to put a letter in the paper that denounces our Founding Fathers, who created one of the greatest nations in the world for well over 200 years. Bias? Oh, freedom of the pre...

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Scenic beauty is what makes area exceptional

April 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

As a 27-year-old resident of the Clark Fork area, I would like to say that peace and quiet, access to the great outdoors and the scenic beauty is what makes Clark Fork so exceptional.The wilderness designation will not actually change anyth...

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We all can make a difference if we try

April 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

We can't even turn on our TV without hearing about all the violence, shootings, Trump issues, domestic violence, health issues, etc. Our problems with conflicts is that one goes into situations with their own perspectives and beliefs. One i...

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